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Health Professional radio gives you access to interesting and entertaining interviews, news updates, professional profiles, research updates on a broad range of topics related to health.

Health Professional radio gives you access to interesting and entertaining interviews, news updates, professional profiles, research updates on a broad range of topics related to health.
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Brisbane, Australia

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Health Professional radio gives you access to interesting and entertaining interviews, news updates, professional profiles, research updates on a broad range of topics related to health.

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English


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The Health News United Kingdom October 19 2017

10/19/2017
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#HospitalPerformanceUK #BoneHealth #NationalOsteoporosisSociety #sugartaxUK According to research done by BBC, the performance of hospitals across the UK has slumped with targets for cancer, A&E and planned operations now being missed en masse. Nationally England, Wales and Northern Ireland have not hit 1 of their 3 key targets for 18 months. Only Scotland has had any success in the past 12 months - hitting its A&E target three times. The Duchess of Cornwall has spoken of the “agonising”...

Duration: 00:06:09


The Health News USA October 19 2017

10/19/2017
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#HPVinfectionMen #CervicalCancer #J&Jcancerlawsuit #Obamacare About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. According to the researchers, the nationwide rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of women: 11 million men, compared with 3.2 million women. Johnson & Johnson won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose...

Duration: 00:05:46


The Health News Australia October 19 2017

10/19/2017
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#EcigaretteLegalization #HayfeverSeasonAU #BRCAgenetest #BreastCancer Health Minister Greg Hunt says he will never lift the ban on e-cigarettes despite an ongoing Senate inquiry into their use. As a consequence, the commercial supply of nicotine for use in e-cigarettes remained prohibited in Australia under state and territory legislation. Authorities have warned that peak hayfever season has ­arrived and the potentially ­serious health risks are not to be sneezed at. SA Health’s Deputy...

Duration: 00:04:37


Stuttering: Topic of Discussion on this Year’s Australian Speak Easy Association’s Conference

10/18/2017
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In today’s interview, Associate Professor Janet Birgit talks about how stuttering impacts the quality of one’s life which will also be discussed at the 2017 Australian Speak Easy Association’s Conference in Perth.

Duration: 00:18:06


Grains For Muscle Gains

10/18/2017
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Felicity Curtain talks about the excellent health benefits of consuming whole foods especially grains as an economical and nutritious way to increase our protein intake without taking expensive supplements.

Duration: 00:11:26


Supporting Families and People Living with Younger Onset Dementia Across Queensland

10/18/2017
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Sarah Allister talks about Alzheimer’s Australia and how they provide invaluable support to families and people living with younger onset dementia under the age of 65 across Queensland.

Duration: 00:06:09


The Health News United Kingdom October 18 2017

10/17/2017
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#Childline #HomeBirthsUK #MidwifeShortageUK #PinnacleUltamet The children’s helpline Childline conducted more than 60 counselling sessions on suicide every day last year with children as young as 10 reporting suicidal thoughts. In 2016-17, Childline counsellors delivered 22,456 sessions about suicide, up from 19,481 the previous year. Of those, 2,061 counselling sessions involved a young person who was considered to be actively suicidal, a 9% increase on the previous year. Figures reveal...

Duration: 00:05:48


The Health News USA October 18 2017

10/17/2017
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#HepatitisA #VaccinePreventableDisease #EnvironmentalPollutants #ChildEmergency As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades, health officials are taking emergency measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease. According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Governor Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency in light of the outbreak that has killed at least 18 people, hospitalized 386 and...

Duration: 00:06:01


The Health News Australia October 18 2017

10/17/2017
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#AsthmaInhalerHealthRisks #AsthmaTreatment #MeningococcalDisease #EMMR Health experts are cautioning asthma patients not to rely solely on reliever medications, saying people are putting their health at risk. A study by the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research surveyed almost 2,700 people with asthma and it found 39% only used a reliever medication, which just treats asthma symptoms, instead of a long-acting preventative medication. About one in nine Australians have asthma, which adds up...

Duration: 00:05:49


Bachelor of Medical Science to be Offered at USC starting 2018

10/17/2017
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In today’s interview, Professor Birgit Lohmann talks about the exciting new Bachelor of Medical Science major that the University of Sunshine Coast will be offering beginning in the first of September next year.

Duration: 00:08:08


Wound Awareness Week

10/17/2017
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In today’s interview, Anne Buck from Wounds Australia talks about Wound Awareness Week, the causes of chronic wounds as well as what can be done to prevent them.

Duration: 00:13:55


The Health News United Kingdom October 17 2017

10/16/2017
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#SexualOrientation #2010EqualityAct #LGBTFoundation #menorrhagia Under new NHS guidelines, health professionals in England are to be told to ask patients aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation. NHS England recommends health professionals - such as general GPs and nurses - ask about a person's sexual orientation at "every face to face contact with the patient, where no record of this data already exists". Gay rights campaigners have backed an NHS policy demanding that doctors and...

Duration: 00:05:50


The Health News USA October 17 2017

10/16/2017
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#NowRX #OnlinePharmacy #AtlasComplexFire #CaliforniaHealthcareLawsuit NowRX developed a skill for its users to order medications through Amazon, Alexa and Google Home. The company is expecting to get a green-light to market its application this month. NowRx wants to make standing in line at the pharmacy a thing of the past. Napa County officials proclaimed a local health emergency late Friday due to hazardous waste and materials from the Atlas Complex Fire. According to the California Health...

Duration: 00:04:52


The Health News Australia October 17 2017

10/16/2017
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#ImmunisationRateVictoria #NoJabNoPlay #HealthLiteracyAU #SugaryDrinksHealthRisks The State Government says that Victoria has achieved its best ever immunisation coverage, with ninety four point nine percent of 5-year-olds up to date with their vaccinations. The increased rates were boosted by its No Jab, No Play law, which bans unvaccinated children from attending child care and kindergarten. Australia's national immunisation coverage sits at 94% A University of Canberra report has found...

Duration: 00:06:20


The Health News United Kingdom October 16 2017

10/16/2017
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#FoodEstablishmentSanitation #NHSobesityplan #BASHH #STIselftest The owner of Peri Peri Original and Sweet Treats Dessert Lounge which presented an "imminent risk" to health has been fined £10,000. Environmental health officers found poor hygiene and mouse droppings near food at the restaurant on Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough. They used emergency powers to close the business until it was cleaned, disinfected and pest-free. The head of NHS England has pledged that super-sized chocolate bars...

Duration: 00:05:43


The Health News USA October 16 2017

10/16/2017
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#ChildVaccination #MedicalErrors #ObesityRateUS #ChildhoodObesity Rebecca Bredow, the 40-year mother from Ferndale, Michigan has lost primary custody of her child after she was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. She said vaccinations go against her religious beliefs. The judge also granted temporary custody to her ex-husband and ordered the boy to be vaccinated. A small study suggest when medical errors lead to serious injuries,...

Duration: 00:05:14


The Health News Australia October 16 2017

10/16/2017
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#MentalHealthTasmania #AIHW #CigaretteFiltersHealthRisks #LowLibidoWomen Tasmania's mental health sector believes a shift in focus to community based care is needed to lower the rate of hospital admissions for people with mental illness symptoms. According to a report from the Australian Institute of Health And Welfare's mental health services, Tasmania topped the national rankings in 2015/16 when it came to residential care for patients with a mental illness. Cigarette filters were...

Duration: 00:06:13


Health Professional Radio Weekly Highlights October 16, 2017

10/15/2017
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Health Professional Radio Weekly Highlights October 16, 2017 by HealthProfessionalRadio

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Health Professional Radio Weekly Highlights October 16, 2017

10/15/2017
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Health Professional Radio Weekly Highlights October 16, 2017 by HealthProfessionalRadio

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The Health News USA October 13 2017

10/15/2017
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Focus Keywords: GOSH Disorders sexual development #CareQualityCommission #DisordersSexualDevelopment #SedentaryLifestyle #FluVaccination According to a BBC investigation, Great Ormond Street Hospital is not meeting care standards for intersex children. It found that some patients who had been born with sexual development disorders, and their families, had no access to psychological care. And not all cases were properly discussed before the patient had life changing, irreversible surgery....

Duration: 00:05:57

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